The shift towards a patient-centred medical home has many individuals searching for new ways to engage and communicate with their healthcare teams. Fortunately for thousands of patients, physicians, specialists and allied health professionals across North America, Brightsquid is transforming the provider-patient relationship, enabling two-way communication safely and securely.
A misconception exists between compliance and security, and it causes problems for many clinics. Unfortunately, the definitions of these two essential components become easily confused, and while both are essential for protecting sensitive data, failing to understand the differences between the two can be a costly mistake that puts your clinic at risk.
Weak passwords are the easiest way for cyber attackers to penetrate your clinic network. Widely available online tools such as lists of the most used passwords and even the dictionary aid hackers in their attempts to steal precious patient information. Much of the old wisdom we were taught about passwords in years past doesn’t hold up against modern hacker tools and tricks. These password tips will help you lock down your clinic with strong passwords.